What are the opposite words for authority?

Authority is a noun that represents power, control, and influence. However, every word has an opposite or an antonym. The antonyms for authority include powerlessness, subordination, weakness, inferiority, and vulnerability. The word powerlessness refers to a state of lacking control or influence. Subordination is the opposite of authority and is the state of being under the control of a superior. Weakness is a state of lack of strength or power. Inferiority refers to a state of being lower in rank, status, or quality. Vulnerability refers to the state of being open to attacks or harm. All these words represent the opposite of authority, and they show a lack of control or power.

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leading the way
abandon, follow, misguide.